Elisa Boanini received her laurea in Chemistry from the
University of Bologna in 1998 with an experimental thesis about
"Structure and stability of octacalcium phosphate: interactions
with polyacrylic acid".
In 2003 she earned her PhD in Chemical Sciences, with a thesis
about "Biomimetic approaches to the design of new
In 2001 and 2002 she spent two research periods in the
group of prof. S. Mann, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol.
In 2008, 2009 and 2010 she was hosted in the
laboratory of prof. M. Epple - Institut fur Anorganische Chemie,
Universitat Duisburg-Essen, in the frame of joint Vigoni project (Italy-Germany).
In 2011 she was awarded the "Nardelli Prize" from Italian Association of Crystallography (AIC).
Since November 2012 Assistant Professor at the
University of Bologna, Department of Chemistry "Giacomo
Ciamician". Since October 2018 she is Associate Professor.
She is co-author of more than 80 papers on international journals
(h-index 30) and presented 7 invited talks and many communications in national and international